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Buffalo Sabres Living Up To Potential

What's gotten into the Buffalo Sabres? Last year's NHL doormats have suddenly sprung to life as the league's hottest team heading into the second quarter of the season by riding an eight-game winning streak, including several come-from-behind victories. This is something the team's youngest fans have never experienced before as the last time the club ran off eight consecutive victories was at the beginning of the 2006/07 campaign when they
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Dallas Stars’ Dismantling Jets Is Just The Beginning

The Dallas Stars were in a Central Division contest, no, battle last night with the Winnipeg Jets. And, to be quite honest, they looked really good. Last season, the Stars went 0-4 against Winnipeg. Every game played against the Jets seemed to be over quick. Mark Scheifele, Patrik Laine and the Jets on the schedule was an automatic "L". But not this time. The Stars took the 0-4 record from
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Jarome Iginla: Retirements & Retired Numbers, NHL High In Both This Summer

While most of North America is in the dog days of summer. The most recent news coming out of the national Hockey League was on July 1st when John Tavares signed his seven-year $77 million (US) contract with his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs. This week however, one player said good bye to the game while two players will have their numbers raised to the rafters during next season. The players
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Hughes and Canucks soon expected to decide future 

Quinn Hughes and the Canucks have a decision to make: does he play another year of College or make the jump to professional hockey? The seventh overall pick of this year’s draft is expected to be a staple of Vancouver’s defense of the future, so it’s only a matter of if and not when does he make the jump. The Vancouver Canucks are headed in the right direction. The 2017-18
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NHL: G Martin Brodeur and LW Martin St. Louis Headline 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Class

Last week, the Hockey Hall of Fame announced its inductees for 2018 On November 12th in Toronto, eight individuals will be immortalized in the grand hall of the old Bank of Montreal building. In the players category, goaltender Martin Brodeur leads the group. In his 20 NHL seasons, 19 with the New Jersey Devils, Brodeur won three Stanley Cups (1995, 2000, 2003). He owns or shares 12 NHL records, including
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NHL Entry Draft: Flames and Hurricanes are partners in the biggest blockbuster trade of the offseason (so-far), in five-player swap.

Each team receives a young defenseman in this trade, as the Hurricanes part ways with Noah Hanifin (21 years-old) whose three seasons in Carolina come to an end, whilst 25-year-old Dougie Hamilton leaves Calgary after three seasons there. Also going to Carolina are Michael Ferland, a bruising winger, and Adam Fox, an unsigned 2016 draft pick. The Flames acquire a talented young forward from the Canes in Elias Lindholm, who
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Washington Capitals: Stanley Cup Champs Lock Up D John Carlson With A New Eight-Year, $64 Million Deal

Coming off their franchise’s first Stanley Cup earlier this month, the Washington Capitals, taking a break from their raucous celebrations, have secured their number one defenseman, and one of the most prized unrestricted free agents of the summer in John Carlson. The 28-year-old from Massachusetts has played on the Capitals’ blue line since the 2010-11 season, posting 333 points in 608 games with the club. The Caps’ efforts to replicate
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2018 NHL Awards: Why We Should Rejoice and Remember

The Vegas Golden Knights did not win the Stanley Cup in their inaugural season. However, at the 2018 National Hockey League Awards Thursday night at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in their hometown, the team that did make the Stanley Cup Final capped off its incredible season by winning four awards. Head Coach Gerard Gallant was awarded the Jack Adams Trophy as the Coach of the year. General Manager
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Little Bones: The (potentially) tough-to-swallow story on Jacob Trouba

If you were presented with a 24-year-old, right-handed defenceman who carried the offensive play from the D-zone, suppressed opposing teams’ offences at a high rate, and never had to play a single shift in the American Hockey League to get to the NHL, most of you would jump at the chance to sign him long-term and look to build your D-corps around him. However, when you hear that the player’s